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Merril Hoge to undergo heart surgery

ESPN’s Merril Hoge will go on a leave of absense to undergo heart surgery, the NFL analyst announced on Monday. Hoge made the announcement while on “NFL Primetime” with Trey Wingo and Tim Hasselbeck. Awful Announcing captured the clip from the broadcast when the announcement was made. Hoge plays it cool in the announcement, referring to his absense as “taking a bye week...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN's Merril Hoge Now A Johnny Manziel Supporter?

Ever since Johnny Manziel declared for the draft, ESPN's Merril Hoge has been an outspoken critic of the Cleveland Browns quarterback. It was only recently that he said the Browns need to cut Manziel loose and go in a different direction. He said the Browns were doing the other teams in the division a favor by holding on to Manziel.A day after Manziel led the Browns to a 28-14 win...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge eats crow after being called out by Manziel

    Johnny Manziel posted a passer rating of 133.9 and led the Cleveland Browns to a win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. What say you, Merril Hoge? After being called out by both Manziel last week and Johnny Football’s agent on Sunday, Hoge vowed to “dress accordingly” if Manziel played well in his first start of the season. The ESPN analyst wore an orange tie to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel ripped on Merril Hoge’s…ties?

I never really bothered to look at Merril Hoge’s ties. But Johnny Manziel apparently has – and ripping on the size of Hoge’s ties is apparently considered a good enough comeback in response to Hoge’s criticism about Manziel’s play. Johnny Manziel on criticism from ESPN's Merril Hoge: "Merril needs to worry about his big neck ties." #Browns — Tom Withers (@twithersAP...
Via Awful Announcing
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: Merril Hoge should worry about his ‘big neckties’

Johnny Manziel has avoided bringing the spotlight on himself for most of the 2015 NFL season, but the Cleveland Browns quarterback rightfully took a shot at ESPN analyst Merril Hoge. Hoge, who has consistently pounded the proverbial table against the 22-year-old’s potential, ripped Manziel for sloppy footwork, poor arm strength, bad decision-making and a reckless playing style...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge has some piping hot Johnny Manziel takes

In what is a surprise to nobody, ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge is destroying a polarizing NFL quarterback yet again.  Hoge has made a cottage industry out of dishing out the strongest and most extreme takes in football and trying to be the NFL’s Mark May. Hoge appeared on the DVE Morning Show in Pittsburgh with Randy Baumann and unleashed on Johnny Manziel with one personal and...
Via Awful Announcing
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Merrill Hoge Bashes Jadeveon Clowney, “Not A Very Good Football Player”

Jadeveon Clowney has received a decent amount of criticism over the past couple of months, but ESPN NFL analyst Merrill Hoge took that criticism to a different level Monday. How accurate do you believe Hoge’s comments to be? ESPN’s Merril Hoge called Jadeveon Clowney’s fundamentals “atrocious.” “Not a very good football player .. Gets controlled & trucked a lot.”...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Merril Hoge: Johnny Manziel has ‘bust written all over him’ (Video)

ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge is not a Johnny Manziel fan. On Wednesday, Hoge discussed Manziel on “SportsCenter” and explained why he’s down on the former Heisman Trophy winner. “He has absolutely no instinct or feel for pocket awareness,” Hoge said. “He has an instinct to run. That’s a bad instinct if you’re going to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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